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politics. both the romney and the obama campaigns are out stumping tonight. mitt romney and president obama have 50 possible states to fight over. they have nine or so swing states that seem to actually be in play. tonight mitt romney and barack obama are both in just one state. mr. romney appearing with chris christie and rob portman in akron, ohio. the president showing up with will.i.am. >> buckeyes, we need you. we need you fired up. >> ohio is going to elect me the next president of the united states. >> all the interest in competing in ohio, the desperate need to win the election in ohio, the dualing rallies and the ground games, all that comes from the context of a big surprising decision in ohio this afternoon. about how the election is going to be run there this year. back in 2004, the night that the democratic ticket decided not to concede the race on election night because they were waiting on results. part of what was happening in '04 was this. these horrendous epic lines for ohio voters. they waited ten hours and more in ohio in 2004 to cast a vote. es
romney both very quick to talk about these job numbers. president obama saying, you know, this -- we still have got a way to go, but it proves we are going in the right direction and we can't go back to the policies of the past. >> obama: today's news certainly is not an excuse to talk down the economy to score a few political points. it's a reminder that this country has become too far to turn back now. >> bill: indeed. the president in a campaign event this california talked moyer about these numbers. >> obama: the unemployment rate has fallen down to 7.8% the lowest since i took office. [ cheers ] >> bill: the president can take credit for 4.3 million jobs created in this country since february 2010, 4.1 million jobs were lost in the last year of the bush presidency so president obama as in fact made up for all of the jobs lost under george w. bush -- made up for all of the jobs losted under president bush and adds jobs on top of that. there is no doubt about it that the president can take credit for creating jobs where mitt romney never did. the headline in
and governor romney are both holed up and hunkered done, getting ready for tuesday's big dae bait. their surrogates and spokespeople are out in full force, putting forth their views on the tightening polls. >> as i've said even when the polls were wildly positive for us, that these public polls are all over the place. and the reality of the race on the ground is that we're ahead, it's a little bit narrower than it was before the last debate. but we feel good about where we are and we've got a great ground game going. >> i think the race is very close. i think the wind is at governor romney's back and there's momentum you can see on the trail, you can see it in the data. but the country is pretty evenly divide and we've always felt this was going to be a close election. a close race. i knew that when we were behind in the polls, i know it now that we're ahead in the polls, but i believe that momentum is clearly on governor romney's side. >> look at how close this has become at the national level. a new gallup poll of registered voters gives the president a slim two-point edge. but
. obama would like to have spending end up at 23%. romney and ryan both want it down at 20%. so there's a clear difference, and they all agree on where it should go. what gets interesting is as you dig into the detail of what gets cut, and you'll see some very, i think, fascinating differences among these guys. so on social security, as you heard president obama say in the last debate, the three guys are actually in the same place. they want to spend the same amount on social security in the next ten years. when you get to medicare, romney and ryan are in the same place, but romney actually a as you also heard him say, wants to repeal the $716 billion. it's actually $900 billion of cuts. he would spend more on medicare than ryan or obama. and then you have obamacare. >> let me ask you really quickly. if anybody has heard, let me know. has mitt romney said what he wants to do with the $716 billion? >> essentially it would be used to get his spending down to that 20% level because you're going to see in a minute, he has a bunch of other places he wants to spend money. >> spend the $716
and their spouses are making a strong push in the state. mitt romney and his wife ann both made multiple campaign stops there yesterday. the first lady's event opens to on the public 2:45 this afternoon. >> president obama will try to appeal to young voters again today. he'll visit ohio state university in columbus. he's been to more than 30 college campuses this year alone. this will be his fourth visit to a campus in ohio in recent weeks. the president flies to the battleground state from california where a series of fund-raisers helped generate millions of dollars for his campaign. >>> republicans are focusing on another battleground state, north carolina. senator john mccain and house speaker john boehner are some of the gop leaders who will campaign for mitt romney in the tar heel state. the republican presidential nominee will visit north carolina later in the week. he campaigned in virginia yesterday. romney criticized president obama's foreign policy. he also vowed to be tougher on iran and help rebel forces in syria. foreign policy will be the focus of the next presidential debate which
. president obama holes a campaign rally today at ohio state university. mitt romney holds rallies in both ohio and iowa. and i want to take another look at those two polls that everyone is talking about this morning. they seem to paint different pictures of this race. the pew research center gives mitt romney a four-point lead over president obama. 49% to 45%. that survey did include more likely voters who identify themselves as republicans. however, the latest gallup tracking poll has president obama leading mitt romney 50% to 45%. this poll does include voters who were surveyed before the presidential debate which most voters say romney won though interestingly enough, it showed movement toward obama yesterday. all right. hard to keep track of. there's a lot going on here. cnn political reporter peter hamby joins us live from washington. please, peter, make sense of this for us. >> okay. these are the first two real credible polls we've seen since the debate. the bottom line here is there's movement in both toward mitt romney. you're right. the gallup poll had about three days of sampli
minutes to the dulles toll road. back to you. >>> today both presidential candidate,on the campaign trail. romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech in virginia. the republican presidential hopeful will speak at the virginia military institute in lexington. the 30-minute speech called the mantel of leadership is romney's tenth address on foreign policy. the former massachusetts governor will criticize the president's, quote, passive leadership in the middle east saying, "i know the president hopes for a safer, freer, and a more prosperous middle east allied with the united states. i share this hope, but hope is not a strategy. we cannot support our friends and defeat our enemies in the middle east when our words are not backed up by deeds." today president obama will wrap up a two-day fund-raising trip in california. yesterday he spoke at a fund-raising concert with performances by john bon jovi and katy perry. and he attended a fund-raising dinner. >>> virginia's u.s. senate candidates will hold their second debate today. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine will square
room. the role of the vice president has changed considerably, and i would give credit to both romney and obama for picking a vice presidential nominee that not only could help them get elected but could help them govern. i think these are both, to a degree, responsible selections in that respect. i think no matter who wins, we will see either ryan for biden -- or biden play a significant role over the next four years. >> we are previewing the upcoming debate in danville, kentucky, and throwing in some vice-presidential trivia all along the way. let me share with you one of the mamas from 2010 during the height of the health-care debate, a meeting that took place at blair house across the street from the white house, and comments by then congressman ryan on the health care bill and the vice-president. >> the bill has 10 years of tax increases, about $500 billion, with 10 years of medicare cuts, about $500 billion, to pay for six years of spending. what is the true 10-year cost of this bill? in 10 years, that is $2.3 trillion. it does a couple of other things -- it takes $52 billion in
four major areas where romney and the president's plan are nearly identical. one is afghanistan. both plan to transfer power to local security forces by the end of 2014. syria, romney wants to give aid to neighboring states. number 3 is iran where both romney and the president say the country should not have access to nuclear weapons. plus yesterday romney promised to restore aircraft carrier groups to the region but we already have one in the gulf. and romney attacked the president for not signing a single agreement in the last four years, but he is wrong. mr. obama has signed agreements with south korea, and panama. we'll be right back. growing up i had a single mother of four and people in the community were so helpful when they didn't even have much themselves. seeing people and their hardships made me want to make a difference in people's lives to give them hope. receiving a masters degree would open the doors for me to get into a management position where i would be able to do more for people. ♪ >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation, on your radio, and on c
position is very consistent. >> ana, you heard from both of them. romney has moved to the center, appears to have moved from the center. could it backfire both with his base and perhaps undecideds who don't think he holds sincere beliefs? and even with women, aafter hearing that comment from the des moines register and then saying something that appears to be different. could that change that? >> don, you know i haven't been mitt romney's biggest defender or biggest fan but i don't really see a great inconsistency in what he said and what he has said. he said he won't be pursuing legislation. i'm glad to hear that. frank frankly the difference between taking executive action or pursuing legislation is a big one. it takes a lot of political capital to get legislation through. i don't think you will get any sort of abortion rights or abortionless legislation through a democrat senate or very close held senate. >> can you more be more specific about why you think that it's not a flip flop? why don't you think this is a big deal? >> because i -- you know, he's saying he's not going to pursue
'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> a prostitution scandal rocking the town of kennebunk maine. the woman pled not guilty to several charges of prostitution and invasion of privacy. her business partner also pleaded not guilty. police are about to release the first batch of names of men accused of doing business with the instructor, but the lawyer for at least two of those men are trying to get the names blocked. >>> 99 years the sentence for a man taping her child's hands to the wall. police say she kicked her 2- year-old daughter in the stomach, beat her with a jug, glu
. 2012] >> both presidential candidates are in ohio, with rallies this afternoon. mitt romney is a kind of false -- is at the falls. the president fifth event at ohio state university will start shortly. meanwhile, a discussion of how the presidential race shapes up. >> we will be getting electoral scoreboard updates from a lot of publications. today, we feature "the wall street journal." which are joined by a political reporter there. thank you for joining us. guest: thank you for having me. host: what are we looking at? guest: you can see which states we have classified as swing states at this point. we are down to eight, a fairly small number of up-for-grabs states that are in play. but you can look at how the measures that are important to understanding the states. we have talked about the national economy. it is also important to look at the economy within each of these states. you can look at unemployment numbers, foreclosure numbers, the price of a gallon of gas in virginia. you can also look at the history of each of these states, to give you a sense of where the have been in th
obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> maryland health officials say three more cases of fungal meningitis have been reported in the state bringing the total there to eight. the c.d.c. says nearly 120 people are reported sick across ten states including 11 deaths, but there are reports of a possible 12th death in florida. some lawmakers are calling for stricter regulation of specialty pharmacies like the one in massachusetts that made the steroids injection. >>> there is outrage over a patdown of a terminally ill airline passenger. michele demage was on the way to hawaii with her family for what she calls an end of life voyage. agents asked her to l
win. and both president obama and mitt romney head to the crucial battleground state of ohio today. >>> also, more fallout from the nasty wedding brawl, all caught on tape. one of the guests is now charged. and new pictures of the bride just moments after the mayhem. look at that. >>> and we also are hearing the death threats with "dancing with the stars." big emotion for bristol palin, under so much strain right now. and mysterious white powder sent to her. we're going inside that story. >> that's strange. >>> let's get right to jerry sandusky. he's speaking out before his sentencing this morning, convicted on 45 counts of sexual abuse. sandusky still insists he's innocent. abc's jim avila has been covering this story from the start. he's outside the pennsylvania courtroom, where sandusky will appear later today. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. we expect from his attorneys and also from his public statement last night that jerry sandusky will be defiant and also unapologetic this morning. and now, abc news has obtained a portion of what one of his victims is
. arthur got it right. romney has said now on several occasions, both during the debate several times and just before the debate, he is going to put strict caps -- are you listening, jared -- strict caps on itemized deductions. those caps will range between $17,000 and probably $40,000, $45,000. the more money you make, the lower your cap is going to be. once you apply those strict caps, then the math adds up if you get some decent growth, that is. >> one more thing, larry, the deductions are the greatest benefit at the highest tax rates. so therefore limiting the deductions at the highest rate gives you the greatest base and revenue -- >> all true, art. but here's the thing. he has taken off the table capital gains, dividends, interest deductibility, the mortgage interest deduction -- >> no, he hasn't. he has not. jared, he's said everything is on the table. jared, my friend, when asked this question, besides the specifics of the dollar limit, he has said everything is on the table. come on. that's what he said. >> he can't do that without raising taxes on middle class people. >> yes
romney and paul ryan are both espousing helping only 120,000 families. >> right. >> bill: it was such a small percentage of the american people, and he said barack and i will fighting for the 99.5%, if you will. >> exactly. >> bill: and again, a point that the president didn't make clearly enough. joe biden did last night, what we wanted the president to do. and now wait for the next presidential debate. >> oh yeah it is on. >> bill: great to see you again. thanks for the great work you do. it's americanprogress.org. come back again. >> i will. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." live on your radio and current tv. ♪ dose of politics from a fresh perspective. >>i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. >>only on current tv. cc [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." >> bill: all right. so is the president headed to bagdad today? well, nothing has been announced, but i'm just saying you know, we have a -- kind of a rule around the briefing room that when -- there's nothing on the president's schedule, that means he is eithe
a vehicle. tontd, both sides are claiming victory in the viesz presidential debate. president obama watched from air force 1. mitt romney was in richmond today. but did the debate swing undecide ds voters? nbc news talked about who they saw as the winner. >> the vice president did? >> why? >> i think he came off as being very strong, emotional. >> vice president biden was being kind of immature with a lot of the skiend of snide sniers and everything. >> the next presidential debate, by the way, set for tuesday in hemstead, new york. right now, plans in the works for a million mup et march on the national mall, november 3rd. in that first presidential debate, romney vowed he will cut funding for public broadcasting: that sparked an online out cry and even a commercial from president obama comparing sesame street to wall street. two men came up with this idea for a rally supporting pbs. they hope to have skits and musical performances featuring the muppets. >> a legal fight brewing over new york city's ban on those super-sized drinks. plus, a new punishment for a high school bully. and we've
to see you. >>> coming up on a wednesday morning on "today," more on the presidential race as both president obama and mitt romney focus in on ohio. is the president spending too much time talking about big bird? we're going to ask a senior adviser to his campaign. >>> also ahead, the fbi searches the home of a missing 10-year-old colorado girl. we'll have details on that and hear from the girl's parents for the first time since their daughter's disappearance. >>> and then we'll take a turn and ask what happens when mom goes on strike. the answer, as you might guess, one big mess. we're going to meet a woman who just taught her daughters a valuable lesson. those stories plus some simple style changes that can make you look ten years younger. sounds pretty good when we get started on a wednesday morning here on "today." eun, back to you. >> it does sound good. i'm going to get my kids to watch it to see what happens when mom goes on vacation at home. >> it's an amazing story. definitely fun to watch. >> thank you, savannah. see you soon. >>> metro's money making plan for inauguratio
of romney in iowa and ohio in particular. they've got to rest one, probably both of those states away from barack obama. >> for all the swing states and those of you don't wake up with a map staring at you like chuck todd and myself, this is assuming mitt romney wins, florida, north carolina, virginia, colorado and nevada. a lot of swing states. he has to win two out of three out of ohio, wisconsin, iowa. i don't think he's going to win wisconsin. >> he has to win one of them. if he swept all those others he just had to win one. >> romney would? >> yes. >> if romney wins ohio, he's still -- >> he gets there. or he win iowa. he just has to win one of these midwestern states. >> which one is the best target for him? >> i think it's -- organizationally, i would say it's ohio. i don't know. i think both ohio and iowa are hard. >> mike i agree with you. i'm thinking iowa. >> i think there are huge organizational holes that romney dug for himself in both of those states. >> chuck, it's donny. you talked a lot and i found this fascinating about kind of enthusiasm gap as far as that energizing. i
are you finding out? >> both candidates like to say they will create jobs. mitt romney creating studies saying his tax plan will create millions of them. this is what he told wolf earlier this week. >> we're not going to see that growth unless we have a tax policy that encourages businesses small and large to make investments and to hire people. that's why i want to put in place the plan i've described. by the way, it's scored by people at rice university as creating 7 million new jobs. >> romney citing a study that says under certain circumstances the romney tax plan could add 6.8 million jobs. however, diamond says that since romney does not make clear how he would pay for his plan, diamond had to make certain assumptions and depending what loopholes he closes, that could change the results. our verdict here is true with important qualifications on the claim that there is a study that says it would add 7 million jobs. it only adds 7 million if you assume certain details that romney doesn't apply. diamond not a paid adviser has provided? ed a advice to the campaign. mitt romney told "d
, but still i should have remembered our anniversary. >> apparently the other guy who plays romney has perfected romneyy's creepy debate stare, so both sides had fun. >>> rosie o'donnel is a big fan of honey boo boo and wants to buy her a house. and of course honey boo boo's family, the mom says she doesn't want fame to change the family and she doesn't want the house, and they sid we don't want a house. interestingly enough rosy says not only does she love them, but she thinks honey boo boo has a lot in common with shirley temple. how about that? she has an eye for talent. >> you know what? god bless. >>> also good news from inside the abc familyand we want to extend a congratulations to our weather anchor, sam champion. he announced his engagement to his long-time boyfriend, and they could get married by the end of the year. so congrats, sam, enjoy it. of the year. so congrats, sam, enjoy it. hi, i'm jon secada. did you ow that chroronic hepatitis c affects approximately one million hispanic americans? each story is different, but for at least 20 yearars my father never said how sick
'm barack obama, and i apapprove this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> welcome back. jerry sandusky will most likely spend the rest of his life behind bars amount judge sentenced the former penn state football coach to 30 to 60 years in prison for sexually abusing 10 boys over 15 years. three of his victims fought back tears at the hearing as they testified. sandusky also spoke. >>> the new orleans saints bounty investigation is back in the headlines. nfl commissioner roger goodell has ruled on the appeal of four players the league said were paid cash bonuses. goodell upheld the suspension of jonathan
in just 30 days. a total of 835 million breaking his own record of four years ago. mitt romney has raised at least $548 million, and here's what's remarkable, if both men had stayed in what's known as the public financing system in which they can't take huge donations but then get matching federal funds, they could have only each spent $135 million. that means the president has really raised six times what he would have been allowed if he had stayed in the public financing system. now, mitt romney is going to continue today to try and flip florida into his column. he has another appearance in port st. lucie a little bit later today. >> astonishing numbers, david, thank you. >>> we'll turn to the political showdown, not between presidential candidates, but rather cable tv heavyweights, and in one corner "the daily show's" jon stewart, in the other bill o'reilly of fox news. at times, as you can imagine, decorum went out the window, and so many people wanted to watch online last night that the server actually crashed. abc's reena ninan has the story from washington. good morning, reena. >>
in kentucky tonight. rebecca cooper is in the newsroom. >> the two men are going to square off on both domestic and foreign policy. campaign officials acknowledge the stakes are high after mitt romney got such a boost thanks to his performance against president obama. it has been -- kentucky also hosted the vice presidential debate in 2000. local residents are offering their opinions. >> joe biden is not going to do very well >> in the washington area, of voters are weighing in on who will win and who they want to win. >> paul ryan is a polarizing peck. >> it is going to be pretty even. >> the many who say they plan to vote said they have no plans to watch tonight's debate. >> i did not think it makes that big of a difference. >> i do not think it will be very interesting. i have a lot of work. >> it does matter what vp did has to say. >> if something were to happen to either man, those guys have to fill the void. they're very important. >> no one has got the correct answer to my trivia question on twitter. center college lobbied hard to land the vp debates. reporting live in the news
may be able to hold his own during these debates. we actually thought governor romney would have to face the fact that the media would have given the debate to president obama regardless. now you see completely counter narrative from both sides universally agreeing that he hit the knockout blow on president obama and a five-point spread in one week in gallup. i know you will have scott rasmussen said in a few minutes. the race is two point advantage for romney, pulled ahead in virginia, and pulled ahead in florida and closed gap significantly in ohio. playing off fence at right time. you have to have a good october to be president. bill: you mentioned three big states. we'll get to that in 10 minutes time. kirsten, what do you think about the mo? is it now in mitt's favor? >> right now it is, yeah but i think you have to bear in mind this could shift again just as quickly if in the next debate president obama does very well. so i don't know that this is something that you should take as being, a permanent shift but it is definitely gotten mitt romney, back in the game i think bef
in the polls, he is putting even more importance on the next two debates to come. >> both presidential debates touched down in ohio tuesday night with mitt romney campaigning near youngstown and president obama at the ohio state university in columbus. the vice presidential candidates continue to prepare for their first debate thursday night in kentucky. in the newsroom, tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >> joining us now, fox 5 political analyst. mark, according to pew, which groups dropped off the most? >> this is really astounding numbers, brian. among women, he was up, the president was, by 18 points. now they are running even now. among people who are 50 and younger, a group very much favorable to president obama, a short time ago, president was up 17 points in that category and it's now even. and then among independents, he is losing too. so these are dramatic reversals for president obama from constituencies that were very much in his camp. >> romney saw a bump in every swing state, but why spending so much time in ohio these days? >> ohio, the mother of presidents. eight presidents from
says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> two of the men police say were responsible for a vicious attack on capitol hill appeared in court this afternoon. tommy branch and sunny will remain jailed until their next hearing next month. a third system, michael moore, appeared in court yesterday and waived his right to a preliminary hearing. they are accused of beating thomas as he walked home in august. he suffered a traumatic brain injury in the attack. >>> sentencing today for a former prince georges county school bus driver rammed her bus into a trailer last year. a judge sentenced teresa douglas for ten years in prison and ordered
considerably and i think that both i would give credit to romney and obama for picking a vice presidential nominee that cannot only help them get elected but could help them gerch. i think they are responsible selections in that respect. and i think no matter who wins this. we're going see either ryan or biden play a significant role or the next four years. >> we of course, previewing the upcome vice presidential debate taking place on the campus of centere college. let me share with both of you one of the moment from february 2010 during the height of the health care debate a meeting took place that bare house across the street from the white house and comment by then congressman paul ryan on the health care bill and the vice president. >> the bill has ten years of tax increases about a half trail collars. with ten years of medicare cuts about half trillion dollars to pay for six years of spending. what's the true ten year cost of the bill? that's $2.3 trillion. it does a couple of other things. it takes $52 billion in higher social security tax revenue and counts them as off sense but th
and the "new york times" show a dead heat in colorado and mitt romney cutting the president's lead in wisconsin in half. fox' dug luzader looks ahead to tonight. >>reporter: both vice presidential candidates are heading into tonight's debate with some new poll numbers. this is our brand new fox news poll. it shows that joe biden and paul ryan are pretty evenly matched within the margin of error as far as their favorability numbers are concerned, but look at the unfavorables. that's where joe biden tonight has some ground to make up. paul ryan arrives in kentucky for his big night, swarmed by supporters. vice president joe biden is scheduled to arrive later today. this one on one between them is getting a lot of buildup because the stakes are so high after last week's obama/romney debate that may have turned this race on its head. president obama still stinging after what was seen as a weak performance told abc's "world news" last night that biden just needs to be himself. >> you know, i think joe just needs to be joe. congressman ryan is a smart and effective speaker, but his ideas are the wro
if you look at what they have said on this issue, both obama and romney's plans are vague. if i were moderating the debate that is coming october 3rd, i would spend about half of it asking them what would you do specifically. give us the diagnosis of the plan -- [applause] and tell us what you're really going to do. and part of that question is there has to be a willingness to compromise, and there has to be an innate willingness to do things that are painful for your side. i'm going to stop there, and we'll do questions. one more story. remember years ago the head of simon & schuster after i had published one of my books took me to dinner in new york city at one of these restaurants where you would never want to go where you have to pay. [laughter] and he said what's your next book going to be about in and i said, oh, well, i haven't decided. i'm going to do some thinking, some reading, some research. and he looked at me and said, what? i said, yeah, i want to do thinking, reading, reporting, weighing the alternatives, and he said why are you going to waste your time? [laughter] i s
share. karen and my wife are both breast cancer survivors. >> again, mitt romney there addressing the crowd at mount vernon ohio. there is a reason esofocused on that state. no republican has ever won without carrying the buckeye state. the president has a meeting scheduled with secretary of state hillary clinton following the congressional hearing looking into the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. scheduled for washington d.c. tomorrow president obama will head back out on the campaign trail in florida. the largest of the battleground states. >> 9 minutes before 9:00. millions of californians are not registered to vote in the up coming november 6th election. 27% of eligible adults surveyed say they have not registered to vote. of those who are 43% are democrats. a vast majority of the independences say they are more likely to lean towards the democrats. >>> newly revaesed documents shows the impact at uc davis one year ago. released more than 9500 pages of documents yesterday in response to public records act requests from media organizations. thousands of angry e-mails from
administration has been more his important to give israel any such green light. i think both have said an nuclear weapon is unacceptable but where you may see a little bit more difference is romney may be inclined earlier to bless a israel decision to use force or participate in it in himself. i think it's an important nuance. >> jennifer: very quickly what further sanctions could help to bring iran to the negotiating table? i think the sanctions were already pretty tough. >> i think they are. i think it's a punishment strategy more than a persuasion strategy. you know at some point they agree to a compromise position but basically we're hurting them a lot already. if their oil exports are down by half, the currency has declined by half anyway but the regime may not care, and that's the real dilemma. >> jennifer: sure. i really appreciate you coming inside "the war room" to explain the unrest. all right. political junksies coming up we'll tell you why the president will be dancing a jig if the only headache he has to deal with on january 1st is a hang over headach
that both obama and romney need to address, which is the question of al qaeda and u.s. national security is really what american voters do care about. they may be less concerned about what is happening with writing a new constitution in tunisia, although that is an important moment for this middle east, but they are certainly concerned if the instability of this up evil gives rise to new ungoverned spaces, which allow al qaeda or its affiliate and ideally that is what happened in benghazi and parts of libya. libya arguably is the new semi-failed state in the business central government control over all of this territory and that's part of why you saw this terrible security strategy. but on the specifics of the incident, there's an official investigation and we not only by the ei, the state department has launched what it calls an official accountability review board. those are early into this investigation so we don't have a full picture even now of what actually occurred here but there's no question this is a major tragedy. it's the first time in two decades the u.s. that there's been a
. this is the pursuit of perfection. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm just in love with the flavor. i get mine black. i don't want to take away from that pure taste. so smooth, no bitterness. it's awesome. there's no other taste like it. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >> two, one. >> the dragon capsule blasted off on its way to deliver supplies to the international space station. it is the first privately contracted supply mission to the iss. dragon will stay docked for three weeks. part of the cargo includes chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream for the astronauts. >> that is what you need on the
and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> thousands helped kick off a fund raising event for the fight against breast cancer. it's the annual three day event, which includes a 60-mile walk. proceeds will go to breast cancer research and local community outreach programs. it begins at the armory mall and ends sunday at the washington monument. >>> a big surprise for one college student when he received a check from the government for a half billion dollars. or half a billion dollars. same thing. 22-year-old alan smith gets monthly checks for $650 from the department of treasury because his father served in the air force when the latest check arrived it was made ou
... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> jerry sandusky is set to be sentenced tomorrow. he has been in isolation at the pennsylvania prison since june when he was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse. sandusky's attorney believes the 6 #-year-old will spend the rest of his life behind bars. >>> the number of rare meningitis cases linked to a tainted steroid treatment has now risen to 91, spanning nain streets appears killing seven. another case is reported in maryland this weekends bringing total there to three. eighteen cases have been reported in virginia with one death in each state. the massachusetts pharmacy linked to product issued a volun
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